Why Johnson's Baby Powder is Going to Stop Manufacturing?

Maharashtra's Food and Drugs Administration (FDA)

on Friday cancelled the baby powder manufacturing licence

of Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd in the interest of public health at large

In a release, the state government agency said the company's product

Johnson's Baby Powder, may affect the skin of newborn babies

Samples of the powder for babies did not conform to standard

pH value during a laboratory test, the regulator said

The release said the action was taken after Kolkata-based Central Drugs Concludes

the sample does not conform to IS 5339:2004 with respect to the test for pH